A 44-year-old member asked:
does azmacort (triamcinolone) cause mucous?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stephen Siegel answered
38 years experience Pulmonology
Yes as asthma improv: When Azmacort (triamcinolone) is used for treatment of asthma in the recommended dosage of 2 inhalations 3 to 4 times/day, the breathing capacity increases over a period of 3 to 6 weeks. Continued use after that maintains breathing capacity. As the airways dilate and become less inflamed, mucous can more easily be coughed out. Chest congestion will clear usually over a period of 3 to 6 weeks.
Answered on Oct 1, 2015
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